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Nov

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NLM Mourns the Loss of Donald West King, MD, Former Deputy Director for Research and Education

Posted by on November 7th, 2018

Donald West King, MD, who served as Deputy Director for Research and Education for the National Library of Medicine from 2002 to 2008, died from complications of cancer on October 21, 2018. An ambassador and advocate for NLM’s information products and services, Dr. King created opportunities to highlight NLM’s mission and achievements, and he nurtured… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Informatics

Nov

02

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NLM Names Dr. Olivier Bodenreider as Acting Director of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications

Posted by on November 2nd, 2018

NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has announced the appointment of Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD, as Acting Director of the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC), effective November 1, 2018. Dr. Bodenreider currently serves as Chief of the Cognitive Science Branch and the Acting Chief of the High-Performance Computing and Communications Branch… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Electronic Health Records, General, Informatics

Oct

24

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NNLM CHIS Training Opportunity: Health and Wellness at the Library Online Class Starts November 12!

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

Are you interested in consumer health? Are you interested in a highly interactive, robust learning experience with other engaged librarians? If so, register now for the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. Centered around eight core competencies, this free online course provides a rich learning… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Search Tools, Social networking

Oct

24

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Update: Opioid Public Health Emergency

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

On October 18, HHS Secretary Alex Azar signed a renewal of determination that a public health emergency exists as a result of the continued consequences of the opioid crisis. For additional information about the public health emergency, visit the following resources: Opioid Epidemic: Collecting Now for Future Research in Circulating Now, by Susan L. Speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools, Social networking

Oct

23

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NLM Recruiting for 2019-20 Associate Fellowship Program!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2018

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is accepting applications for its 2019-20 Associate Fellowship program, a one-year training program designed for recent library science graduates (within the past two years) and early-career librarians. All U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned a MLS or equivalent degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school by… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, NLM Resources

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